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Happy New Year of The Dragon

02.23.2024 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Hi AllJust before the New Year celebrations Lily and I had a trip to Zigong for the Lantern Festival. It's two hours by coach from Leshan to Zigong. Hotels are limited like much of Sichuan many will not accept foreign visitors so we stayed in the ATo ...

A Nighttime Tour of Osaka Japan

02.23.2024 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

I could have taken the Panoramic Osaka Shore Excursion the next day but wanted to see Osaka at night.Tour Day 132 Cruise Day 30 Panoramic Osaka Shore Excursion Osaka is the largest merchant city in western Japan. The town is divided into two a ...

The Best of Tokyo Shore Excursion

02.23.2024 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Tour Day 131 Cruise Day 29 The Best of Tokyo Shore Excursion Yokohama Tokyo Japan This option is available to guests who are returning to the ship.The wonders of Tokyo are yours to discover on this full day of sightseeing. Travel by motorcoa ...

Unexpectedly enjoyable forced travels

02.23.2024 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

It wasnt until my third work trip to Brazil that I got around to spending some time travelling beyond the area where we were working. The quantity of photos Ive added to this blog way more than usual and these are only the photos from my third visit c ...

Lago Yojoa and DD Brewery

02.23.2024 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

When we read that there was a craft brewery with its own lodgehotel in the middle of nowhere in central Honduras we just had to go there DD Brewerylived up to our expectations but there were certainly aspects that wou ...

Setting Out From Ottawa

02.23.2024 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

We set out this morning from Ottawa around 11 am after Shelley did some morning work. I had finished my shift at Tunneys Pasture at 2 am and woke up around 9 am or so. We were mostly packed and ready to go with just a couple of things to do before we left ...

Three Islands Bali Lombok and Gili Air

02.23.2024 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Kuta the one in Bali not Lombok was a lovely place to visit and the beach is great for surfing. It is a busy hopping place with people everywhere. Lots of options for eating chilling and connecting over coffee. We stayed at Yulia Beach Inn with family a ...

Top Ten Travel Destinations

02.23.2024 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Whenever I see these lists I think most of them are just the website trying to get people to travel.According to Expedia According to the report More than half of travelers say theyve researched or booked a trip to a destination after seeing it on a ...

Cuba 2024

02.23.2024 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

As my friends and I have been turning 50 we planned a group trip to Cuba to celebrate our collective milestone or millstone. Sixteen of us converged on the Memories Jicaboa resort for a week of allinclusive fun. We flew in to Varadero on Feb 4 and had ...